Learn about Fiscal Sponsorship

Join us for an evening workshop  where you will hear from Boston Dance Alliance, Fractured Atlas, and the Arts & Business Council of Boston about how fiscal sponsorship—an alternative for those who would like a simple and flexible organizational structure, but would also like to access the benefits of non-profit status—can support fundraising for your artistic…

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Fiscal Sponsorship

Boston Dance Alliance’s Fiscal Sponsorship program enables dancers and dance-makers in our community to raise funds for purposes related to BDA’s charitable mission without the complexities and overhead of incorporating as a separate non-profit organization. BDA fiscally sponsored artists may be eligible to apply for government, foundation, and corporate grants that require a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit…

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BDA’s New Membership Levels and Benefits!

Boston Dance Alliance is delighted to announce that we have launched a more flexible set of member levels and benefits. In response to your feedback,  Boston Dance Alliance now has new member categories for individuals and organizations. Dance Participant ($35/year) — a new, lower-priced option (less than $3 per month!) designed for recreational dancers, full-time…

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Membership Benefits

Like public radio, Boston Dance Alliance is member supported. Your BDA membership supports these free services Pro/Motion, BDA’s weekly newsletter of performances, workshops and more New England’s most comprehensive calendar of dance activities Listings of auditions, jobs, and choreographer and teaching artist opportunities Searchable list of participatory dance around town Support and referrals for dancers…

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BUSINESS NUTS AND BOLTS for PERFORMING ARTISTS

Apply to participate in a free two-day crash course for performing artists on May 23-24 in Boston. Learn the ins and outs of running a creative business from working artists/educators Seth Lepore and Amy Smith. Participants will be equipped with tools that can be implemented right away, including the fun and effective Business Model Canvas, while having…

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Grants + Support

Boston Dance Alliance does not give out grants. However, by using BDA’s fiscal sponsorship you may be eligible for certain foundation and governmental grant opportunities and can offer your individual and corporate donors a tax deduction. See the fiscal sponsorship information on this website to find out more. If you came to this page first,…

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About BDA

Our Mission BOSTON DANCE ALLIANCE builds capacity for dance by identifying and creating shared resources, information, and productive partnerships to help dance flourish across the Boston metropolitan area and New England region. We are an independent service  organization representing dancers, choreographers, teachers, presenters, allied arts and cultural professionals, arts journalists and scholars, wellness and health…

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Choreography, Dancer, and Teaching Artist Opportunities

BDA publishes calls for participation for upcoming local opportunities for Boston area choreographers, dancers, and teaching artists by deadline date. Check out the grantor’s website for each grant, residency, or fellowship opportunity to confirm your eligibility, deadlines, etc.  BDA takes no responsibility for out of date or inaccurate information. Past deadlines will not appear on…

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